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  • Our Patchwork Heritage

    This just in... "Treasure Map" by Susan Shie PRESIDENT OBAMA: A CELEBRATION IN ART QUILTS February 9-March 5, 2009 Opening Reception: Friday, February 13, 6-9 pm. Cafritz Foundation Arts Center Montgomery College 930 King Street Silver Spring...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 20 Jan 2009
  • Rock On! Art Quilt Update

    OK, my boogie-loving, head-thrashing, air-guitar-playing quilters, how are those Rock On! art quilts comin ''? T minus 10 weeks until the due date, so I hope you're jammin' and quiltin' the night away. We've gotten a handful of...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 14 Nov 2008
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  • Quilting Arts TV

    For me ringing in the New Year often means a cozy night curled on the couch, TV clicker in hand, watching a frost-bitten *** Clark countdown to midnight. However, this New Year’s is a little more thrilling… because that stroke of midnight means Quilting...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 31 Dec 2007
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  • Stitch, Fall 2009

    ON THE COVER: Odekakke Tote from Zakka Style features I Love Japan Elaine Lipson Join the Japanese-inspired sewing craze Fabric First Marlene Blessing Max Osterweis, SUNO, and the Kanga Revolution projects Around the World Get creative with global fabrics...

    Posted to Issues by stitch magazine on 14 Sep 2009
  • Surfacing

    We returned from Chicago late Sunday night/ Monday morning, and three days later we’ve finally chiseled our tired, groggy selves off the floor. Thanks so much to everybody who joined us in Chicago last week. We were stunned by the sheer number of people...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 13 Apr 2006
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  • How well do you know your editor? A two-part giveaway!

    This is the first of two blog entries where you, cherished blog reader, have the opportunity to receive a fat (and I mean FAT) stash of stenciled, screened, and stamped papers and hand-dyed fabrics. I will be giving 15 of these stashes away. Challenge...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 13 Sep 2008
  • Announcing "What If?" Reader Challenge finalists

    We are pleased to announce the finalists of our latest reader challenge, "What If?" This challenge seemed to affect many of you deeply, and your stories were sometimes funny, sometimes heartrending, and always touching. We thank you all so much...

    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 4 May 2012
  • QA TV: A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Studio

    I landed in Cleveland this morning and as the tires hit the tarmac, I thought of doing a reckless thing: of not going directly to the QA TV studio set to drop off my supplies and hang my clothes, but rather stopping somewhere I have wanted to go for nearly...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 25 Aug 2008
  • Quilting Arts TV Sponsors

    Quilting Arts TV would not be possible without the support of our underwriters. We thank them for supporting us, and Public Television. If you are interested in being an underwriter for Quilting Arts TV, please contact Julie MacDonald. Interweave 201...

    Posted to Quilting Arts TV Series 600 by Larissa Davis on 5 Oct 2010
  • Countdown to MIU--Houston!

    Make It University/Make It U! will be making its debut in Houston this fall November 2 - 5 at the International Quilt Festival, and I just launched the webpage with the schedule of workshops and events . I'll be updating it weekly (at the very minimum...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 27 Sep 2006
  • An Editor Spoof, Update on Reader Challenges, and Happy Valentine's Day!

    Here's an update on our reader challenges with a little bit of humor thrown in. Love the face I'm making in this frozen YouTube shot: Wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day!

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 13 Feb 2009
  • Make It University!™ with Cloth Paper Scissors is one month away!

    Just think: This could be you... On November 1, 2007 from 12:00-2:00 PM, I'll be holding a luncheon lecture entitled Surviving the Runway: The Ultimate Challenge with Cloth Paper Scissors at International Quilt Festival. It's not a lecture, exactly...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 28 Sep 2007
  • Fabric Winners!

    I felt a little blessed this weekend to have had a beautiful Saturday afternoon all to myself. I dragged an 8' table onto my driveway and loaded it with piles of fabrics (cottons, organzas, and velvets) as well as stamps, stencils, printing inks and...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 11 Aug 2008
  • Announcing the International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene Fabric Winners!

    I want to thank everyone for filling out the survey for IQF: Quilt Scene . Your answers are so helpful and will certainly assist in guiding the editorial for this very special magazine! Below is the list of the five winners for our first giveaway in celebration...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 16 Mar 2009
  • QA Raffle Winners

    A big round of applause to every single one of you beautiful people who donated funds to Teens Alone ! In thanks to those who sent money, you'll be getting a handmade coffee cuff (as seen in the latest Quilting Arts ) by Yours Truly. (I admit I'm...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 13 Dec 2006